How do you best grasp obtuse concepts? With a constant influx of information, prose becomes tedious, PowerPoint is mundane, lectures are too easy to tune out; but the information graphic seems to maintain focus from even the shortest of attention spans. Author of Information Graphics Sandra Rendgen has concluded that visuals are the only way [...]
Passarella Death Squad is back with one of their first mainstream collaborations, a limited edition Casio G-shock watch to stay up on time with (read our interview with founder Danny Broddle). For a label so ready to jump around in creative mediums (what with their graphic tees, ready-to-wear collection and music), it shouldn’t surprise that [...]
While flying to Italy for another top secret mission (to be disclosed in the very near future) I was forced to suffer through Lufthansa’s in-flight entertianment, which actually isn’t all that bad. In a sado-masochistic way, I kind of enjoy the chance to see movies I would never see in the real world. Or rather, [...]
After the DURKL Sherlock Holmes hat, this Pipe Necklace seems very appropriate. Although wearing a detective hat and smoking a pipe, whilst wearing a pipe-shaped necklace, might be taking the esteemed gentleman thing a bit too far. But for only $70 (54 euros), it’s a look you can afford.
DURKL‘s new series, the Capital Collection, seeks to spread diplomacy among capital cities all over the world by collaborating with their designers. Hooking up with London’s own Second Son for the series first, this team produces Sherlock’s cap, a head piece like the one worn by Scotland Yard’s finest. And what homage to Holmes would [...]
It sounds like a genius idea: Reinvent stuffy, intellectual Sherlock Holmes as a depraved, brilliant, rakish, martial-arts expert, cast Robert Downey Jr (Chaplin meets Iron Man!) and hire an actual actress, instead of a hot chick who can recite lines, to play the love interest! Finally, hire Brit Guy Ritchie to turn this puppy into [...]
A lot of designers have 1 or 2 great tee shirt designs in their collection, but not too many peeps consistently deliver season after season. Meet Danny Broddle of Passarella Death Squad fame. We’ve been tipping out hat to this man, and his creations, for a minute now. He, along with business partner Emilie Albisser, [...]
I’m not bringing this to you because the music is particularly amazing. I’m not saying the line up sucks, though (Magic Arm, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Lettie, Passenger, Holmes, Waz, Amy Kuney, Charlie Mars, Alice Russell, Theresa Andersson, The Silent Years, Mason Proper, Nive Nielsen, Afternoon) it’s just a bit on the Nick and Norah [...]